● Innovation & Impact (20%)
○ Does the solution meet humanitarian needs?
○ Is the idea based around one of the four identified user needs?
○ Is it a new idea, or a new way of delivering an existing product or service?
● Technical Strength of Solution (15%)
○ How well were the provided data sets used?
○ How technically impressive is the solution?
○ Is it manageable by the developing team?
○ Does the team understand where improvements may still be needed?
● Design (15%)
○ Is the solution intuitive and clear?
○ Has the user experience been considered?
● Practicality & Feasibility (20%)
○ How realistic is the solution?
○ Is the solution SMART?
● Business Potential (20%)
○ Does the solution have longevity?
○ Is there true potential to make the product market ready?
● Quality of the Pitch (10%)
○ Clear identification of the problem being solved
○ Concise demonstration of the solution and how it works
○ Memorable, proven understanding of the impact and potential of the development
○ Timely presentation & finish
While the weighting for quality of pitch is the lowest, teams still must be present to do the pitching to be considered for the prizes. Focus is simply put more on the product & longevity of the idea, than the overall pitching quality.